September, 15, Munich — Founder Institute Munich Launch Event
If you are curious about what it is like to run a successful startup, then join us for the first Founder Institute Munich Launch Event held at Microsoft.
Hear candid talks by successful entrepreneurs, sharing best practices, strategies and mistakes to avoid from those who have done it before. How do you get started on your entrepreneurial journey? How do you find talented people to join your team? What is it really like to build a successful company? The Founder Institute Munich is directed by Jan Kennedy (CEO & Founder, Academy for Corporate Entrepreneurship) together with Manfred Tropper & Markus Ortmann (InnovationLab) as well as Oliver Thum (InnovationLab). They will host talks by Rene Seifert, co-founder Venturate and Million Miles More, Rob Johnson, co-founder Maker Academy and David Lees, Founder of StoryHome (and recent Munich Founder Institute graduate).
More information: http://fi.co/e/23731/meetup
September, 15, Paris — Founder Institute Beginner Fundraising Workshop
Do you have a business idea or product that needs funding? Do you want to learn how startup funding works, what you need to do before trying to raise funding, and where you can go to get it? Then join us for this beginner fundraising workshop, which will provide practical, step by step advice, and feature talks from entrepreneurs who have successfully raised money for their businesses. Learn expert tips, big pitfalls to avoid, what investors are looking for, how equity works, and more. Join us for a great event!
More information: http://fi.co/e/18641
September, 16, Moscow — Startup founder meeting. Success story
You dream about launching your own firm or want to hit the market with new product, but you don’t know how to make it properly, for all future entrepreneurs — event in “coming out” format. Meet Sergey Kurlovich (Invisible.ru, ex-AlterGeo) — he promises a candid story of his own experience — without any censorship. Guests will learn the story about startup creation, all about crisis, risks and possibilities. This meeting is not a presentation, neither show, nor even a lecture. It’s a real story of a real startup.
More information: http://fi.co/e/26201
September, 17, Zagreb — Startup Ideation Bootcamp
If you have an idea for a startup that could use some refinement, then join us for the Startup Ideation Bootcamp. In just three hours, this intensive workshop will help you improve your idea, come up with new ideas and even recruit potential co-founders. What are the components of a great idea? How do you know if you are working in an attractive market? How do you validate that your idea is great?
More information: http://fi.co/e/22121
September, 18, San Francisco — U.T.Gem Conference: Showcasing Ukraine’s Tech Sector
First international conference about Ukrainian talents, IT-sphere achievements and startup community will take place in Hyatt Regency hotel. There’s gonna be about 1,000 guests from IT-entrepreneurship sphere, venture bankers, business-angels. Organizers plan Startup Alley, discussion panels, show-cases form Top-10 Ukrainian startups on the world arena.
More information: http://utgem.co/
September, 19-21, Skopje — Startup Weekend
Startup Weekend is a weekend-long, hands-on experience where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if startup ideas are viable. On average, half of Startup Weekend’s attendees have technical or design backgrounds, the other half have business backgrounds. Beginning with open mic pitches on Friday, attendees bring their best ideas and inspire others to join their team. Over Saturday and Sunday teams focus on customer development, validating their ideas, practicing LEAN Startup Methodologies and building a minimal viable product. On Sunday evening teams demo their prototypes and receive valuable feedback from a panel of experts.
More information: http://www.f6s.com/startupweekendskopje2014/
September, 19-21, Odessa – Second Odessa Startup Weekend
No matter if you have your own idea of a great startup or you don’t — just come! You can come with your own team or join some other team! Great place, close to seaside, great food, great coaches and judges, just great outstanding — people — altogether make 19-21 Sep one of the most fun and beneficial weekends ever! At the end of the weekend your team presents prototype of the product to the judges and all other participants. From day one your startup gets great visibility and you get plenty of new contacts!
More information: http://ain.ua/event/odessa-startup-weekend-2